John Shackelford served 33 seasons as the head men’s tennis coach and three seasons as Director of Tennis at the University of the South – Sewanee. During his tenure, he won 551 matches and 12 conference titles. In 2021 he was named as the Director of Athletics and continues to serve the Sewanee community, coaches and student-athletes.

In this podcast, John and Dave discuss John’s commitment to one University over 38 years, how John found ways to develop as a coach, the challenges of sustaining success over a long period of time and advice for coaches with families.

Listen to this episode to hear more from John and Dave as they speak on many pressing aspects of the collegiate game.   

ITA Coaches Podcast - John Shackelford, Sewanee: The University of the South

On the ITA Coaches Podcast with Dave Mullins, he and his guests deliver the best tennis information through open discussions. Current coaching topics, trends, guests, and some fun along the way will make this your new favorite tennis podcast. The College Tennis Coaches Podcast hosts various tennis industry professionals for engaging and educational topics.

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